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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of leaf and stem extract on the latent period and of mean stool count of castor oil induced diarrhoeal episode in mice

From: Bioactivities of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and profiling of its bioactive polyphenols by HPLC-DAD

Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Mean Latent period (hr) Mean no. of stools
1% Tween 80 in water 0.47 ± 0.03 5.66 ± 0.82
Standard 3 2.85 ± 0.07* 2.17 ± 0.75*
Leaf extract 250 0.58 ± 0.06* 4.67 ± 0.52**
Leaf extract 500 0.97 ± 0.14* 4 ± 0.89*
Stem extract 250 1.00 ± 0.14* 3.83 ± 0.75*
Stem extract 500 2.48 ± 0.18* 3 ± 0.89*
  1. SD Standard Deviation; *P < 0.01; **P < 0.05